It is a shocker. I like many believed this government party would drop to single digits in the by election. But I didn't see 4% coming. The bad weather, voter disillusionment and the reduced hours at polling stations all contributed no doubt to this shocking low %.
The candidate was able though. And RTE were more than fair, as was the Irish Times, in giving Labour air and print time.
What's next folks for the Labour Party? How can they increase support before the Locals? I wonder what Deputy Shortall, Keaveney etc are doing right now.
Just wondering, seeing as both FG and FF have much to be pleased about and Labour not so, if the issue of abortion also was a factor ...